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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.41
VMI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 2485 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. VMI: 0.41 )
VMI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.41

0.02
1.25
Equity to Asset 0.43
VMI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 2279 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. VMI: 0.43 )
VMI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.43

0.32
0.6
Interest Coverage 9.72
VMI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 35.82 vs. VMI: 9.72 )
VMI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.81   Max: 16.76
Current: 9.72

3.81
16.76
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.11
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
7.35%
13.08%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 10.41
VMI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2483 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. VMI: 10.41 )
VMI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.52   Max: 14.32
Current: 10.41

6.52
14.32
Net-margin (%) 5.22
VMI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2483 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. VMI: 5.22 )
VMI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 8.58
Current: 5.22

2.61
8.58
ROE (%) 11.71
VMI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2452 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. VMI: 11.71 )
VMI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.6   Max: 23.34
Current: 11.71

9.6
23.34
ROA (%) 5.70
VMI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2499 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. VMI: 5.70 )
VMI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.73   Max: 11.46
Current: 5.7

3.73
11.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.15
VMI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2493 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. VMI: 25.15 )
VMI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.64   Max: 49.68
Current: 25.15

15.64
49.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
VMI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. VMI: 6.30 )
VMI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 18.5
Current: 6.3

-1.1
18.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.80
VMI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VMI: 6.80 )
VMI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 31.1
Current: 6.8

-3.3
31.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
VMI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. VMI: -6.20 )
VMI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.2   Max: 48.9
Current: -6.2

-6.2
48.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VMI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 10,697 sh (New)
David Dreman 590 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,783,055 sh (+7.73%)
Columbia Wanger 458,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 3,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 10,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 489,185 sh (-1.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 125,757 sh (-53.03%)
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Q3 2014

VMI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,800 sh (New)
Donald Yacktman 3,650 sh (New)
Jim Simons 39,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 13,205 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 211,106 sh (+67.87%)
Murray Stahl 3,500 sh (+2.94%)
Chuck Royce 1,796,935 sh (+0.78%)
Ron Baron 489,185 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 10,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
CI Can Am Small Cap 28,800 sh (-19.55%)
Columbia Wanger 230,000 sh (-49.78%)
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Q4 2014

VMI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Third Avenue Management 181,983 sh (New)
Martin Whitman 165,180 sh (New)
Jim Simons 81,000 sh (+105.06%)
Donald Yacktman 3,950 sh (+8.22%)
Chuck Royce 1,833,110 sh (+2.01%)
Chuck Royce 1,833,110 sh (+2.01%)
Mario Gabelli 10,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Ron Baron 489,085 sh (-0.02%)
Murray Stahl 3,450 sh (-1.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,400 sh (-21.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 71,592 sh (-66.09%)
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Q1 2015

VMI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Third Avenue Management 204,082 sh (+12.14%)
Murray Stahl 3,550 sh (+2.90%)
Donald Yacktman 4,000 sh (+1.27%)
Mario Gabelli 10,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 489,085 sh (unchged)
Martin Whitman 165,180 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,776,325 sh (-3.10%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,600 sh (-7.69%)
Jim Simons 59,700 sh (-26.30%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Valmont Industries Inc

Third Avenue Value Fund Comments on Valmont Industries Inc - Dec 12, 2014

The agricultural sector is another example of a fruitful area of idea generation for us over the past few years. Due to weather-related factors, the supply trends have been all over the board, creating high volatility in the stock prices of agriculture-related companies. The volatility in supply is countered by a very strong and steady demand. World population and income levels are growing, driving demand for beef and other protein products. As demand for protein grows, agricultural demand grows with it. At Third Avenue, we are attracted to those situations. Short-term dislocations can produce attractive prices, when the long-term trends are favorable. This means that on occasion we have the opportunity to acquire shares at a discount from our conservatively estimated NAV in the well capitalized companies that we consider to have the ability to compound their NAVs at double digit rates over time. We believe this combination has the potential to generate attractive returns for our shareholders.



We discussed our investment in AGCO (AGCO), a manufacturer of agricultural equipment, in a recent shareholder letter. Another twist on this theme is irrigation. The largest user of freshwater is agriculture. Thus, irrigation demand is connected with the overall demand for food as the world population grows. It is also driven by water scarcity. Only 2.5% of the total worldwide water supply is fresh water and of that only 30% of fresh water is available to humans. Irrigation demand also stems from (i) conversion from flood based to mechanized irrigation, (ii) replacement demand for parts, and (iii) conversion of non-irrigated land. Mechanized irrigation can improve water application efficiency by 40-90% over traditional irrigation methods such as drip. During the quarter, the Fund acquired shares of Valmont Industries. Valmont is the leader in mechanized irrigation equipment with 40% market share.



As a manufacturer of fabricated metal products, Valmont also makes poles, towers and other structures used for utility transmission, outdoor lighting and wireless communication systems. Valmont’s utility business is also facing a supply/demand imbalance, similar to what we observe in agriculture. While the utility business is facing short-term pressures on pricing, we are optimistic about the longer-term prospects of this industry, given an aging electric power infrastructure in North America and growth potential in developing countries. According to the US Department of Energy, investment in electric transmission infrastructure declined from 1980-1999, while electricity consumption increased by approximately 58%, resulting in increased grid congestion and power outages, some of which were very disruptive (e.g., the August 2003 blackout in the Northeast and rolling blackouts in California in 2001). Further, spending on transmission should be positively impacted by the implementation of FERC Order 1000, a series of measures that requires planning for the connection of renewable energy to the electric grid.



We were able to acquire shares of this well-capitalized, well-positioned company which has compounded book value at nearly 16% over ten years, with our cost basis at a 12% discount to our conservatively estimated NAV. The company’s stock declined recently as a result of pricing pressure in the utility segment and weaker irrigation demand after drought-induced record years in 2012-2013. Interestingly, during the quarter, one of Valmont’s competitors in the utility structures business was acquired by Trinity Industries. This could result in better supply/demand characteristics, and in any case, demonstrates potential attractiveness in a resource conversion scenario.



From Third Avenue Value Fund’s 4Q 2014 Portfolio Manager Commentary.



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Ron Baron Comments on Valmont Industries Inc - Jul 28, 2014

I nearly always find something relevant and memorable in management meetings I attend, whether in our office or theirs. A recent visit by Mogens Bay, Chairman and CEO of Valmont (VMI), a diversified industrial company, is a case in point. We have had a modest sized investment in Valmont since 2009. We have since about doubled our money.

We think Valmont’s towers business will benefit from increased spending by utilities on more efficient electricity transmission and is well-positioned to grow. This is because the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in order to reduce our country’s energy consumption, has granted utilities significant incentives to invest in transmission.

We believe Valmont’s world leading irrigation business is also exceptionally attractive and poised for growth. With the world’s population expected to increase 30% by 2050, there will be increased demand for food. The world cannot meet its crop requirements without irrigation. This is because irrigated farmland provides better yields. Only 20% of cultivated agriculture worldwide is irrigated. Center pivot irrigation uses the least water, a scarce resource, and produces the best yields. Valmont has a 45% share of center pivot irrigation systems in North America and is increasing its share in the rest of the world. Center pivot irrigation has also been steadily increasing its current 56% share of irrigation.

When Mogens visited us recently to provide an update, he mentioned that he tries to visit all of his firm’s more than 100 worldwide plants regularly. When he does, he always talks to his factory workers. When I asked whether he has prepared remarks or speaks from the heart, he told us it was the latter. He explained that “the culture of a business is what’s important.” He said that he wants his general managers to be entrepreneurs “who are passionate about what we do…make highways safer, protect the environment, don’t cut corners and commit to continuous improvement.” Mogens went on to say “with plants around the world, somewhere someone is doing something wrong.” He finds ‘Can I show you what I do?’ an effective way to communicate and train. “You need to look yourself in the mirror every day and make sure you don’t need to look down. It’s all about how you treat your employees and customers. How you expect people to behave.” Mogens then remarked that “you need to show people that you respect them and care about them.” To make that point, he frequently tells his fellow employees that Valmont “could survive for a long time without its CEO. It couldn’t last through lunchtime without its welders.”

Valmont’s home office is in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha also happens to be the home of the world’s most prominent investor. When Mogens finished updating us, I remarked that “there must be something in the water” in Omaha. Mogens is an individual I think about when I tell our investors that “we invest in people.” It’s too bad we don’t have a larger investment in his business, I thought. It’s also too bad we didn’t invest earlier. If we had invested in 1993, we would have earned 16.6% compounded annual growth for the past 21 years. The S&P 500 Index earned a compounded annual return over the same period of 9.4% per year.

From Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio)’s Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Letter.

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Third Avenue Value Fund Comments on Valmont Industries Inc
The agricultural sector is another example of a fruitful area of idea generation for us over the past few years. Due to weather-related factors, the supply trends have been all over the board, creating high volatility in the stock prices of agriculture-related companies. The volatility in supply is countered by a very strong and steady demand. World population and income levels are growing, driving demand for beef and other protein products. As demand for protein grows, agricultural demand grows with it. At Third Avenue, we are attracted to those situations. Short-term dislocations can produce attractive prices, when the long-term trends are favorable. This means that on occasion we have the opportunity to acquire shares at a discount from our conservatively estimated NAV in the well capitalized companies that we consider to have the ability to compound their NAVs at double digit rates over time. We believe this combination has the potential to generate attractive returns for our shareholders. Read more...
Ron Baron Comments on Valmont Industries Inc
I nearly always find something relevant and memorable in management meetings I attend, whether in our office or theirs. A recent visit by Mogens Bay, Chairman and CEO of Valmont (VMI), a diversified industrial company, is a case in point. We have had a modest sized investment in Valmont since 2009. We have since about doubled our money. Read more...
Ron Baron Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Letter
“This company could survive for a long time without its CEO. It couldn’t last through lunchtime without its welders.” Mogens Bay. Chairman and CEO. Valmont. May 2014. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.20
VMI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 27.90 vs. VMI: 20.20 )
VMI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 31.7
Current: 20.2

8.07
31.7
Forward P/E 17.15
VMI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VMI: 17.15 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.20
VMI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 28.00 vs. VMI: 20.20 )
VMI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 31.68
Current: 20.2

8.07
31.68
P/B 2.75
VMI's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 2701 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. VMI: 2.75 )
VMI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 5.45
Current: 2.75

1.66
5.45
P/S 1.05
VMI's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. VMI: 1.05 )
VMI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.05

0.49
1.9
PFCF 22.12
VMI's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 98.90 vs. VMI: 22.12 )
VMI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 1295.2
Current: 22.12

5.99
1295.2
POCF 15.19
VMI's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. VMI: 15.19 )
VMI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.23   Max: 117.41
Current: 15.19

5.23
117.41
EV-to-EBIT 10.99
VMI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. VMI: 10.99 )
VMI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 18.8
Current: 10.99

5.9
18.8
PEG 1.44
VMI's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VMI: 1.44 )
VMI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 8.98
Current: 1.44

0.27
8.98
Shiller P/E 16.59
VMI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 177.33 vs. VMI: 16.59 )
VMI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.62   Max: 53.66
Current: 16.59

15.62
53.66
Current Ratio 3.40
VMI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. VMI: 3.40 )
VMI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 3.83
Current: 3.4

1.26
3.83
Quick Ratio 2.41
VMI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VMI: 2.41 )
VMI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.93
Current: 2.41

0.74
2.93
Days Inventory 61.94
VMI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 101.62 vs. VMI: 61.94 )
VMI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 58.3   Max: 76.23
Current: 61.94

58.3
76.23
Days Sales Outstanding 60.44
VMI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 90.73 vs. VMI: 60.44 )
VMI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.55   Max: 75.86
Current: 60.44

46.55
75.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
VMI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1855 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. VMI: 1.20 )
VMI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.2

0.37
1.6
Dividend Payout 0.24
VMI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. VMI: 0.24 )
VMI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.24

0.04
0.67
Dividend growth (3y) 24.90
VMI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. VMI: 24.90 )
VMI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 24.9
Current: 24.9

1.2
24.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.99
VMI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1882 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VMI: 2.99 )
VMI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 3.98
Current: 2.99

0.92
3.98
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
VMI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. VMI: 0.80 )
VMI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.6   Max: -2.2
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.66
VMI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. VMI: 5.66 )
VMI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 7.92
Current: 5.66

1.78
7.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
VMI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. VMI: 0.90 )
VMI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 22.08
Current: 0.9

0.88
22.08
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
VMI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VMI: 0.93 )
VMI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.93

0.34
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.14
VMI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VMI: 1.14 )
VMI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.21
Current: 1.14

0.38
4.21
Price/Graham Number 2.15
VMI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. VMI: 2.15 )
VMI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 2.88
Current: 2.15

0.85
2.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.10
VMI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2467 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VMI: 9.10 )
VMI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 17
Current: 9.1

5.3
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.90
VMI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. VMI: 21.90 )
VMI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 34.2
Current: 21.9

6.8
34.2

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Metal Fabrication
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Valmont Industries Inc was founded in 1946, and became public in 1968. The Company is a diversified producer of fabricated metal products and a producer of steel and aluminum pole, tower and other structures in its Engineered Infrastructure Products (EIP) segment, steel and concrete pole structures in it Utilities Support Structures (Utility) segment and a producer of mechanized irrigation systems in its Irrigation segment. It also provides metal coating services, including galvanizing, painting and anodizing in its Coatings segment. Its products sold through the EIP segment include outdoor lighting and traffic control structures, wireless communication structures and components and roadway safety and industrial access systems. Its pole structures sold through its Utility segment support electrical transmission and distribution lines and related power distribution equipment. Its Irrigation segment produces mechanized irrigation equipment that delivers water, chemical fertilizers and pesticides to agricultural crops. Customers and end-users of its products include state and federal governments, contractors, utility and telecommunications companies, manufacturers of commercial lighting fixtures and large farms as well as the general manufacturing sector. The Company competes with various companies in each of the markets it serve. Its competitors include companies who provide competing technologies, such as drip irrigation. It competitors include international, national, and local manufacturers. Its facilities and operations are subject to U.S. and foreign laws and regulations.
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